Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb grieve

2 senses of grieve

Sense 1
grieve, sorrow -- (feel grief)
       => suffer -- (experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers")

Sense 2
grieve, aggrieve -- (cause to feel sorrow; "his behavior grieves his mother")
       => afflict -- (cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents")

Antonyms of adj grieving

1 sense of grieving

Sense 1
bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning (prenominal), sorrowing (prenominal) -- (sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope")

INDIRECT (VIA sorrowful) -> joyful -- (full of or producing joy; "make a joyful noise"; "a joyful occasion")

Similarity of adj grieving

1 sense of grieving

Sense 1
bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning (prenominal), sorrowing (prenominal) -- (sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope")
       => sorrowful (vs. joyful) -- (experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13)

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